Bluesfest, Australia’s most iconic and celebrated music festival, is proud to announce its victory at the esteemed NSW North Coast Tourism Awards for the seventh (7th) time.
The festival was honoured with the coveted Gold award in the “Best Festival/Event” category, recognising its outstanding contribution to the region’s cultural landscape and tourism industry.
The festival’s remarkable journey, spanning 35 years, has left an indelible mark on the NSW North Coast region. Bluesfest’s ability to bring together world-class musicians and artists has solidified its status as a must-attend event on the global festival calendar.
Festival Director, Peter Noble OAM, expressed his gratitude for the prestigious recognition, stating, “We are absolutely thrilled and humbled to receive this esteemed award. Bluesfest has always been about more than just the music; it’s about creating magical moments and fostering a sense of community.
“This accolade is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our incredible team, our talented artists, and, most importantly, the unwavering support of our local fans and the NSW North Coast Community.
“The impact of Bluesfest on the NSW North Coast region extends far beyond its festival dates, contributing significantly to the local economy and spotlighting the area’s natural beauty and cultural offerings.
“The award underscores the festival’s commitment to supporting local businesses, artists, and suppliers, further cementing its position as a driving force in the region’s tourism industry.
“As Bluesfest continues to evolve and innovate, this prestigious recognition serves as a reminder of the festival’s enduring legacy and vital role in showcasing the NSW North Coast to the world.
“With plans already underway for Bluesfest 2024, the team is inspired to raise the bar once again, offering an unparalleled experience for music enthusiasts and festival-goers alike.” Peter Noble said today.